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Kilkenny River Court Hotel

4.0 of 5 The Bridge | John Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed recently for one night at the River Court. Firstly must say it is a very nice hotel in a perfect location in Kilkenny. We both thought the food was very good at dinner and the breakfast was also very good. The issues we had were after check in we went to our room which we found cold but... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a perfectly serviceable hotel in the heart of Kilkenny city. On my recent stay we only had breakfast but a few months prior to that visit we ate in the bar and I remember the food to be quite nice. Overall the staff are very friendly and the breakfast was great with a vast array of options. For... More 

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Killarney, Ireland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed just one night in the Kilkenny Court while on business. The hotel room was spacious, comfortable and clean. The staff were courteous and helpful. Breakfast was buffet style. There was a large variety of cereals, fruit, cold meat, cheeses, juices, breads and hot food for a full Irish. I also had evening dinner - the early bird. This was... More 

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DeclanMoriarty, General Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Matt O, Thank you very much for taking the time to write your review and for your very valued custom. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay with us, from the perfect location to our very well-known breakfast buffet. As you mentioned our winter early bird menu is great value and with stunning... More 

Cork, Ireland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for just one night but would happily return. Hotel was cosy and nice decorated. Our room was very clean and warm, had everything you'd need. Breakfast was good, massive selection and staff were friendly. Location of the hotel is ideal, walking distance to everything in the town, and on the river by Kilkenny castle which was lovely.

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DeclanMoriarty, General Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear NoellePig, Thank you very much for taking the time to write your wonderful review, and for choosing to stay with us recently. I am absolutely delighted to learn that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay. As you mentioned the location of the hotel is just perfect for exploring all that Kilkenny has to offer, and all within walking... More 

Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a review for the breakfast only, which I had as a non-guest. The food was very good, fresh tasty and hot from well heated bins. The breakfast room is large, with floor to ceiling windows offering a spectacular view across the river to the castle and walls. There is no music and seating is comfortable. The staff are... More 

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DeclanMoriarty, General Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear FrankDOC, Thank you very much for taking the time to write your review and for your very valued custom. I am absolutely delighted that you enjoyed your tasty Irish breakfast. The restaurant as you mentioned is located on the banks of the river Nore with spectacular views of Kilkenny castle. Our breakfast buffet not only caters for guests but... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently stayed in the Rivercourt and was very disappointed with the service. We arrived back after an evening out, around 12-12.30 and decided we'd have a nightcap. We were told by a very unpleasant night porter that the closed at 11.30 and the residents bar was also closed and there was no chance of even getting a drink to... More 

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DeclanMoriarty, General Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Johnny, Thank you very much for taking the time to write your review in relation to your recent stay at the River Court Hotel. I greatly appreciate you taking the time to discuss on the phone in detail your review. We do aspire to achieve very high standards of service within the hotel through daily staff training and I... More 

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53 reviews 53 reviews
11 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good location in the heart of Kilkenny and walking distance to the shops,pubs and clubs. I found all of the staff to be incredibly helpful and obliging, nothing was too much trouble. I did feel that our room was a little out dated but very clean and spacious. Breakfast had a fantastic variety of continental and Irish breakfast. I particularly... More 

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DeclanMoriarty, General Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Karen 2306, Thank you very much for taking the time to write your review and for your very valued custom. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay with us, from the perfect location to our very well-known breakfast buffet. Thank you for your kind comments in relation to the staff, it is always... More 

Drogheda
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have just returned from the River Court Hotel Kilkenny after a fantastic week end with my two sisters. Location is excellent, right in the city centre, everything within walking distance. The hotel itself if clean, comfortable and the staff are extremely friendly, nothing was too much trouble. The room was spacious and lots of facilities, tea making, lotions an... More 

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DeclanMoriarty, General Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Maevey, Thank you very much for taking the time to write your wonderful review, and for choosing to stay with us recently. I am absolutely delighted to learn that you found all aspects of your stay fantastic, Thank you also for your kind praise of our staff. I will be sure to pass your generous comments on to the... More 

Cork, Cork, Ireland
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53 reviews 53 reviews
22 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I first contacted this hotel the end of May with regard to bringing my husband to Kilkenny for his 50th birthday which was last Friday 14th November. From the very first e mail and in all the successive e mails back and forth regarding the planning of our get together and all the finishing touches I found Annette the reservation... More 

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DeclanMoriarty, General Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ML ORiordan, I would like to thank you very much for taking the time to write your review of your recent stay with us. I am delighted that all off your careful planning into your husband’s 50th birthday celebrations paid off. I know Annette and all of the team will be delighted that they could have played a small... More 

New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Planning our trip to Kilkenny for a family birthday celebration, we chose the River Court Hotel based on location, views and on-line reviews. A few weeks later we found out the River Court Hotel is exactly where the party would be held. A bonus. The central location, lovely and accommodating staff and a room with magnificent views of Kilkenny Castle... More 

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DeclanMoriarty, General Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear James M, I would like to thank you very much for taking the time to write your review, and for your very valued custom. I am delighted that you decided to use the hotel as the location for your family gathering. I am thrilled that you enjoyed your visit so thoroughly from the comfortable accommodation to the friendly team... More 

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Address: The Bridge | John Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Kilkenny > Kilkenny
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Kilkenny River Court Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 90
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